The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 189 194 187
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 72 68 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.98% 0.95% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 1.19% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 51 60 79
Average salary £43,750 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%
User Stories
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5894 5718 6429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 80.63% 80.06% 76.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4691 4635 5509
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% -1.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

User Stories
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the East of England region.

User Stories Salary Trend in the East of England

User Stories
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the East of England region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

User Stories Salary Histogram in the East of England

User Stories
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the East of England region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +38 39 £47,500 +15.15% 5
Hertfordshire -24 23 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Bedfordshire +1 9 £40,750 +1.87% 1
Norfolk +1 1 £27,500 -1.78%
Suffolk -1 1 £65,000 +62.50% 2
Essex - 1 £40,000 -
User Stories
England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the East of England region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories.

1 147 (91.88%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (50.63%) Scrum
3 75 (46.88%) .NET
4 68 (42.50%) SQL
5 63 (39.38%) OO
6 62 (38.75%) C#
7 58 (36.25%) Degree
8 54 (33.75%) Computer Science
9 51 (31.88%) Microsoft
10 45 (28.13%) SQL Server
11 43 (26.88%) HTML
11 43 (26.88%) Finance
11 43 (26.88%) TDD
12 35 (21.88%) Software Engineering
12 35 (21.88%) JavaScript
13 34 (21.25%) Analytical Skills
14 33 (20.63%) Team Foundation Server
15 32 (20.00%) Mathematics
15 32 (20.00%) Java
15 32 (20.00%) UML
16 30 (18.75%) Regression Testing
16 30 (18.75%) User Experience
17 29 (18.13%) Analytics
17 29 (18.13%) XML
17 29 (18.13%) C++
18 28 (17.50%) Business Analysis
19 25 (15.63%) Use Case
20 24 (15.00%) QA
21 22 (13.75%) DSDM
21 22 (13.75%) E-Commerce

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the East of England region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (6.25%) IIS
2 3 (1.88%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.25%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.63%) JBoss
4 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.63%) Mule
4 1 (0.63%) Confluence
4 1 (0.63%) Node.js
Applications
1 14 (8.75%) MS Excel
2 12 (7.50%) MS Office
3 8 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (5.00%) MS Visio
3 8 (5.00%) MS Project
4 1 (0.63%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (1.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.25%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (1.25%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (5.63%) SaaS
3 2 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.13%) TCP/IP
2 6 (3.75%) Internet
3 1 (0.63%) SMS
3 1 (0.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (28.13%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (8.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 13 (8.13%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.88%) Big Data
5 2 (1.25%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.63%) Riak
6 1 (0.63%) CouchDB
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 33 (20.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (11.25%) JUnit
3 17 (10.63%) Git (software)
4 14 (8.75%) Selenium
4 14 (8.75%) NUnit
5 13 (8.13%) Eclipse
6 12 (7.50%) Visual Studio
7 10 (6.25%) JIRA
8 9 (5.63%) Visual Studio Team System
8 9 (5.63%) Rhino Mocks
9 5 (3.13%) TestNG
9 5 (3.13%) WebDriver
10 3 (1.88%) JMeter
11 2 (1.25%) Subversion
11 2 (1.25%) Rational DOORS
11 2 (1.25%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.63%) Grunt
12 1 (0.63%) Yeoman
12 1 (0.63%) Hudson
12 1 (0.63%) Cucumber
General
1 43 (26.88%) Finance
2 13 (8.13%) Back Office
3 12 (7.50%) Retail
4 5 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.88%) Local Government
6 2 (1.25%) Marketing
6 2 (1.25%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.63%) Legal
7 1 (0.63%) Publishing
7 1 (0.63%) Games
7 1 (0.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 67 (41.88%) Analyst
2 58 (36.25%) Developer
3 56 (35.00%) Business Analyst
4 24 (15.00%) Software Developer
5 19 (11.88%) Test Engineer
6 18 (11.25%) Software Test Engineer
6 18 (11.25%) Software Engineer
6 18 (11.25%) C# Developer
6 18 (11.25%) Agile Business Analyst
7 15 (9.38%) Senior Business Analyst
7 15 (9.38%) Senior Analyst
8 14 (8.75%) Java Developer
9 11 (6.88%) Team Leader
9 11 (6.88%) Software Team Leader
10 10 (6.25%) Senior Developer
10 10 (6.25%) Test Analyst
11 9 (5.63%) Senior Software Developer
11 9 (5.63%) C# .NET Developer
12 8 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 8 (5.00%) Business Analyst Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (46.88%) .NET
2 43 (26.88%) HTML
3 29 (18.13%) XML
4 19 (11.88%) Web Services
5 18 (11.25%) CSS
6 15 (9.38%) ASP.NET
7 14 (8.75%) SOAP
7 14 (8.75%) WSDL
8 13 (8.13%) JAXB
8 13 (8.13%) XSD
8 13 (8.13%) JDBC
8 13 (8.13%) JAX-WS
9 12 (7.50%) HTML5
10 11 (6.88%) CSS3
11 10 (6.25%) XSL
12 9 (5.63%) Ajax
13 8 (5.00%) .NET Framework
13 8 (5.00%) WPF
14 7 (4.38%) jQuery
15 5 (3.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 54 (33.75%) Computer Science
2 34 (21.25%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 30 (18.75%) User Experience
5 13 (8.13%) EFT
6 11 (6.88%) Client/Server
7 9 (5.63%) Mobile App
8 8 (5.00%) Open Source
9 6 (3.75%) Algorithms
10 5 (3.13%) Statistics
11 3 (1.88%) N-Tier
11 3 (1.88%) Management Information System
12 2 (1.25%) Cryptography
12 2 (1.25%) Economics
13 1 (0.63%) Animation
13 1 (0.63%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.63%) Ergonomics
13 1 (0.63%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.88%) Windows
2 5 (3.13%) UNIX
3 3 (1.88%) Linux
4 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.63%) Android
4 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (91.88%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (50.63%) Scrum
3 63 (39.38%) OO
4 43 (26.88%) TDD
5 35 (21.88%) Software Engineering
6 32 (20.00%) UML
7 30 (18.75%) Regression Testing
8 29 (18.13%) Analytics
9 28 (17.50%) Business Analysis
10 25 (15.63%) Use Case
11 22 (13.75%) DSDM
11 22 (13.75%) E-Commerce
12 21 (13.13%) Financial Modelling
12 21 (13.13%) Test Strategy
13 20 (12.50%) Kanban
14 19 (11.88%) Risk Management
15 18 (11.25%) Unit Testing
16 16 (10.00%) Project Management
16 16 (10.00%) OOD
17 15 (9.38%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 68 (42.50%) SQL
2 62 (38.75%) C#
3 35 (21.88%) JavaScript
4 32 (20.00%) Java
5 29 (18.13%) C++
6 21 (13.13%) Delphi
7 17 (10.63%) Python
8 14 (8.75%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.88%) Embedded C
9 3 (1.88%) Embedded C++
9 3 (1.88%) C
10 1 (0.63%) Erlang
10 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.63%) VC++
Qualifications
1 58 (36.25%) Degree
2 12 (7.50%) ISEB
3 6 (3.75%) VCP4
3 6 (3.75%) CBAP
4 3 (1.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (1.88%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.25%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.25%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (15.00%) QA
2 13 (8.13%) ISO 8583
3 3 (1.88%) WCAG
4 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (11.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.63%) Puppet
1 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 51 (31.88%) Microsoft
2 21 (13.13%) VMware
3 19 (11.88%) TOWER Software
4 3 (1.88%) JD Edwards
4 3 (1.88%) Oracle
4 3 (1.88%) SAP
5 1 (0.63%) Pegasus
5 1 (0.63%) Sage
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